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Offline emberdreamweaver

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customization help
« on: November 22, 2017, 05:58:53 PM »
 not sure if this is the right spot

I’m trying to customize an SMF theme.  But I need some help with a couple things.  Like I need a sidebar and I’d like to replace the images used by the themer with ones of my own.  I’d like to have a rules section above the actual board, not the logo, in the individual forums. 

I also want to know if it’s possible to remove the avatar and profile block from the home page.  And I really like the child boards, I didn’t have that before, but can they be named something other than child board?

I’d appreciate the help.  Thanks.

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Re: customization help
« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2017, 08:04:13 PM »
I happen to have a free mod that changes child board name to whatever you want.

as for theme image mod, you best bet is modify the theme template,
for replacing logo with rule, set a if else statement to return different link based on the current board id -> https://wiki.simplemachines.org/smf/Global_variables

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Re: customization help
« Reply #2 on: November 22, 2017, 10:20:03 PM »
I happen to have a free mod that changes child board name to whatever you want.

as for theme image mod, you best bet is modify the theme template,
for replacing logo with rule, set a if else statement to return different link based on the current board id -> https://wiki.simplemachines.org/smf/Global_variables

Can you direct me to the mod please?

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Re: customization help
« Reply #3 on: November 22, 2017, 10:38:43 PM »
The mod was removed from the mod site. It's a basic one line code edit though.

In your /Themes/default/languages/index.english.php

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$txt['parent_boards'] = 'Child Boards';
Change child boards to sub boards or whatever you want them to be called.

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Re: customization help
« Reply #4 on: November 23, 2017, 01:09:13 AM »

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Re: customization help
« Reply #5 on: November 23, 2017, 01:34:18 AM »
I was thinking of a different mod ;)


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Re: customization help
« Reply #6 on: November 23, 2017, 04:50:32 AM »
I was thinking of a different mod ;)

I tried this mod and it worked beautifully on the Default theme, but not on either of the themes I was attempting to use. It also didn't work on any other childnoard except the first level.


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Re: customization help
« Reply #7 on: November 23, 2017, 05:31:35 AM »
Mods can only be guaranteed to install successfully on the default theme. Custom themes can not guaranteed to install, and may require some manual file modification.